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Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Foil Packs

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4
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Robust flavors like jerk seasoning and coconut run deliver major impact in this grilled chicken dinner. MORE + LESS -

Tieghan Gerard
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
lb boneless chicken thighs or breasts
2
tablespoons olive oil
3
tablespoons jerk seasoning
1/2
medium pineapple, cut into triangles
2
tablespoons coconut rum or rum, if desired
Chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges, as desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  • 2
    Place large sheet of heavy-duty foil or double layer of regular foil on work surface. Rub foil with a little olive oil.
  • 3
    Place chicken in center of foil. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with jerk seasoning. Scatter pineapple wedges around chicken. Pour over rum.
  • 4
    Bring short ends of foil together, and fold twice to seal; fold in sides to seal, leaving room for steam.
  • 5
    Place packets on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 20 to 25 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F), turning chicken once. Cooking time will depend on size of chicken.
  • 6
    Remove from grill; unwrap and top with fresh cilantro and lime wedges.

Expert Tips

I find it best to use large, heavy-duty foil.

If your chicken is very large, I recommend cutting it into smaller pieces so it will cook evenly.

Nutrition Information

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